6. Movement


Running jumpThis movement is a combination of running and jumping. The model’s energetic flight is helped by the fact that she is wearing comfortable boots, and her clothing is soft and stretchy. The cardigan flows especially well with the motion. As for the location—is she in Alaska or the vast, hot salt flats of California? Very often, it’s the clothing that dictates the feeling of warmth or cold in a fashion photo. The woolly hat and pale makeup add a feeling of cold to this photo. (David Leslie Anthony)

Some may think that movement shouldn’t be classified as a type of pose, but it assuredly can be. All poses are choreographed, ...

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